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  1. Lightroom Plugin should watch for changes in IPTC Headline field

    SmugMug correctly displays the information from the IPTC Headline field as an image title on websites, and the SmugMug publish plugin synchronizes this field when an image is re-published.

    However, the SmugMug Lightroom publish plugin doesn’t automatically mark photos to be re-published when the Headline field is changed. It does this only for the ITPC Title, Caption, and Keywords.

    For context:

    This seems like an oversight that was easy to make because Lightroom doesn't show the Headline field in the default metadata view.

    So why not just rely on the Title field? Well, the Headline field is often more appropriate,…

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      0 comments  ·  Lightroom Plugin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • create an automatic Download PIN and expiration date

      It would be so helpful to be able to SHARE a gallery with the push of a button that creates a template of the gallery to be emailed to client. Also to auto generate a download PIN so that i do not have to remember and create a new one each time for each gallery. It then expires on the date I ask it to expire. Also want to collect emails from those guests that are on my clients galleries as a guest so that i can use their email as part of my email list.

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        0 comments  ·  Downloading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • show a different image when hovering over a menu item

        Can you add a feature so that when you hover over a menu item, a different image related to that menu item is displayed instantly? An example is: www.ezequiel-scagnetti.com

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          0 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • alt-text

          Add a section to include alt-text for accessibility purposes

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            0 comments  ·  Image Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add multiple contributors, allow custom permissions

            Add multiple contributors (people control specific folders and galleries within the folders, but not the rest of the folders and galleries in the main account). Another one is to allow custom permissions (instead of just two options of two types of users on the account, allowing us to create a "contributor" account or "reviewer" with different types of permissions such as "view, edit, move, create gallery, upload photos, rename gallery, etc."

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              0 comments  ·  Subscription/Account  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • vertical menu should scroll like a gallery scrolls

              I use a vertical menu on the left and it does not scroll until someone reaches the bottom of the gallery on the right hand side. This is so bad that I suspect it is a bug. The menu should scroll whenever someone puts a mouse on it, just like the gallery on the right.

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                0 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thanks for writing in about this Art. It does sound like more of a technical issue, if I’m understanding you correctly. I pulled up your site and took a look. Are you referring to the “lag/delay” of the menu’s response when scrolling? Please let me know. If that’s the case, I’ll close this as a feature request, and file it as a bug to our engineers instead.

                Thanks,
                Evan (Product Manager)

              • gallery with different links and different settings without the need to create 2 galleries with different settings with the same photos

                It would be Great to be able with just only one gallery create links with different settings for instance: One with download activated and another without possibility to download, just for viewing without having to create two galleries with the same photos with different settings instead just using the same gallery and what would change was just the links that would be different and would have different settings for the same gallery.

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                  0 comments  ·  Downloading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Option to NOT use acrylic glazing

                  There really needs to be an option that allows customers to buy framed prints without the acrylic glazing. I find that the clear acrylic is so reflective that objects, windows, etc in the room can negatively affect seeing the image clearly.

                  Using Bayview as my preferred lab, a customer can select a protective spray coating like “Lustre Coating” but the framed print still always comes with the glossy sheet of acrylic glazing over it.

                  Many customers would prefer not having that distractive and reflective acrylic glazing, opting instead for just a clear protective spray on the print.

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                    0 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Easier Pricelist management

                    1. There should be one view listing all galleries/folders and which pricelist it is associated with.

                    2. There should be an edit command that can be applied in bulk so that if I need to change pricelists on several hundreds galleries, I can do it in thirty seconds instead for several hours.

                    I am very frustrated. It's completed ridiculous that I pay this much money every year for an interface that is so not user friendly :-(

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                      0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Don't ruin my site with folders I don't create that can't be deleted

                      I can't believe I actually have to suggest this but...

                      Don't create new folders - "Cover Images" and "Profile Images", plop them right in the middle of my home page so I can't see the site I've designed and need to stare at these empty boxes, and tell me "They can't be deleted or changed" and "Unfortunately, there is not a way to hide those galleries or move them "

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                      • Add the option "return to parent folder" to the create button function

                        I make travel folders with several galleries in them. After looking at one gallery, viewers on the web have to find (and understand!) the small breadcrumb to return to the parent folder to look at the next gallery. I can add a button that does this function, but the process is several steps long and has to be done one gallery at a time and requires that each gallery be set as custom. If one of the options in the dropdown menu to create a button was "return to parent folder" this option could be applied to every gallery and…

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                          0 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Stats Page To See Extended Info From External Failed Password Attempts

                            Smugmug already sends you an email alerting you of the event which is great but it would be great to be able to find all of the failed logins to all of my galleries in one place.

                            Info the the page might show:

                            - Find out where the user is coming from (where they found the link to the gallery... direct/google/facebook).
                            - See if the user actually got into the gallery of not.
                            - If they've visited your site previously using the correct password(not someone to be worried about).

                            I'm sure there are a lot more things you could include.…

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                              0 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enhance your API or allow folder syncing from our computers

                              Today you allow to drag and drop a folder and the subfolders are created as galleries.

                              We need a way to be able to select a folder in our local computers (Mac and PC) and that the whole folder structure gets synced to SmugMug.

                              Folders need to get created as folders. If the next level is a folder with pictures the this needs to be created as a gallery.
                              If the second subfolder is just a folder then it should be created as a folder too, this way the file structure would be respected.

                              We need this so we can…

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                                0 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Privacy Vs Customization

                                From a broad perspective, it doesn’t seem like one should have to sacrifice privacy in order to enjoy some of the great features of Smugmug.
                                Could you allow users to "hide owner" but still be able to customize (various backgrounds and the like)? Maybe worth a review by your system analysts?
                                Thanks and regards, Jim

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                                  0 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Offer specifically Facebook-size Downloads

                                  I would like to see a size in "all sizes" that is specifically suited to Facebook's preferred image sizes.

                                  Many of my clients wish to post their images to Facebook and as we all know FB compresses and destroys image quality of any image posted that doesn't conform to their very specific size (2048 along the longest edge)

                                  In "all sizes" could be have a size that conforms to this?

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                                    0 comments  ·  Downloading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Pre-fill owner's email address when sharing

                                    Hello SmugMug Support HEROs.

                                    I create albums regularly, and create links to allow others to contribute to the album using the upload sharing link option. After adding my keyword, and seeing the link the site creates, I have to copy and paste this link into my email program.

                                    Would it be possible to have on this page a simple "email gallery and (if selected) upload link(s) to an email address that you can specify somewhere as the default email on file for such a purpose in settings, such that it would create a canned email message that I could then…

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                                    • Embedding a Tiled View

                                      Allow for embedding of a tiled view instead of just a slideshow.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Publish only flagged images

                                        To avoid creating one portfolio and one Smugmug section, I think it is much more practical to use "smugmug as a portfolio" and publish only images "flagged" by the lightroom or by other methods

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                                          0 comments  ·  Lightroom Plugin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Integrate with Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018

                                          Now that Lightroom has a subscription requirement it is too expensive. Could you add syncing with Elements? And I've heard about a product called Lumina 2018, that product may also have potential as an alternative if it had syncing with SmugMug.

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